About Us

The Sweeper Store was founded in Wooster, Ohio in 1987. We sell Riccar, Oreck, Eureka, selected Hoover vacuum cleaners, A few Dirt Devil models, and the Fuller Brush line of vacuum cleaners.

We’ll service just about every model of vacuum cleaner except for Dyson, and a few others that we cannot get parts for.

We get customers from a large area. Some of our customers drive as far as 50-100 miles. Many come from Median, Strongsville, Brunswick, Ashland, Akron, Canton, and even as far away as Cleveland, Ohio.

We always try to keep 100 different models on display to give our customers the largest selection in the area.

If you are looking to trade-in your vacuum; you can do so by coming into our store! The general items we sell are bags, filters, belts, and parts for most of the popular door-to-door models like Kirby, Rainbow, Filter Queen, and Tri-Star vacuum cleaners.


Differences Between Previous And New Vacuum Cleaners

The current vacuum cleaner continues to be emjoyed for about 100 years. Advancement is made with any options of vacuum cleaners, a few are just the same as they were 100 years in the past. You will read about the record now.

There was an excessive amount of discussion as regards who invented vacuum cleaning. It will likely be effortless to appreciate what customers had in their homes and what did consumers have for vacuuming in the 19th century. During the 1800s home owners emjoyed carpeted floors and rugs to hold the dust particles away and prevent dirt from getting tracked into their households. The single approach to dispose of the dust was to hang the rug and strike them with a cane. This stimulated the creation of a rug beater that resembled a tennis racket.

Among the earliest recognized devices arrived in 1869 when Ives McGaffey discovered an innovative solution to solve a challenge of sweeping the carpeting, removing and hitting the carpet was not really an innovative answer. He created a product which would clean the carpet in a better way. He came up with a area rug cleaner which had rotating brushes, and provided suction. This was an example of the initial prototype of a vacuum cleaner. Over time not much has altered the manner vacuum cleaners have helped us clean.

John Thurman was who designed the first motorized vacuum cleaner in 1899. Unhappily, the earliest vacuum cleaner was so enormous that it was kept on the back of a trailer outside the home with a quite long cord run indoors to do the sweeping. Melvin Bissell, afterward became celebrated with the carpet cleaner that picked up dirt and dropped it in a pan in back of the upright vacuum cleaner

Hoover developed in 1908 a sweeper that not only used a filter bag but also offered cleaning attachments and other parts. This sweeper weighed 40 pounds yet it was notably more well-liked. By 1926 Hoover had incorporated agitation in its models that meant the dirt and filth would be swept up from the carpet and sucked up by the power. Replacement pieces were also for sale to change any part that got worn out.

Before long, plastic vacuum cleaners were launched and soon after headlights were added onto vacuum cleaners to make them more wanted. Upright vacuum sweepers were sold in the 1950s. Self propelled vacuum sweepers became popular by the late 1960s. The years since have seen huge modifications with vacuum cleaners.

More and more businessmen designed unique prototypes claiming to be the best vacuuming machine. In 1907 James Spangler who was a janitor in their Ohio business invented an electric vacuum cleaner that he soon after improved to contain tools and a cloth outer dirt bag to contain the dirt and pet hair.

Carpet vacuuming may have come long way since it's first prototype but the fundamental design does indeed remain in vacuum cleaners in enormous amounts of homes surrounding the globe consequently leaving a great legacy of deafening heavy dust gathering equipment behind.

There are now modern vacuum cleaners that you can purchase that employ ultraviolet rays to eradicate mold viruses, bacteria, dust mites, and germs. In the future better and better vacuum cleaners and machinery will be used to provide for home owners to obtain a dirt free house that has become free of microbes and unwelcome insects, mites, and odors.

Claude and Cheryl Whitacre own The Sweeper Store. Visit at 2799 Cleveland Rd. Wooster Ohio 44691. Their business phone is 330-345-2111. Discover further about top quality vacuum cleaners at http://www.Riccar.com Claude Whitacre is a member of the Vacuum Dealer Trade Association. Know more at http://www.vdta.com